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Harmondsworth Support Network in Action

26-01-2006 23:41

Over the last few days, I got a few emails about the events in Harmondsworth. You probably know the facts - Bereket Yohannes from Eritrea was found hanged at Harmondsworth detention center, the other detainees were very distressed, had a meeting the next day, refused to take food, wrote a statement. Now many of them are put in solitary confinement or sent to other detention centers as "troublemakers".

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Will Israel Pull America Into Another Quagmire in Iran

26-01-2006 23:27

With Zionist Extremists & Fascists firmly entrenched in the White House, it doesn't appear they'll have to "pull" very hard. The hard part is duping the American People into accepting another illegal war of aggression, but the Bush/PNAC Regime, and its more-than-willing media, certainly are trying.

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Why don’t we know what is going on in Israel & Palestine?

26-01-2006 23:24

The media is overwhelmingly biased in favour of the Israelis. What can be done to counteract this?

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Swindon Borough Council say no2id

26-01-2006 23:05

Swindon Borough Council tonight passed a motion opposing the government's ID cards bill. It was supported by most of the majority conservative group and the lib dems, and opposed by about half of the dwindling labour group. Full report to follow....

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Sainsburys GM protests strike again

26-01-2006 22:40

The cows were back in town today when Sainsburys tried to have an uneventful champagne launch of a new store in North West London.

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Next Roads and Airports Gathering - 18th Feb

26-01-2006 22:38

The next Roads and Airports gathering will be held in Nottingham on Saturday 18th February.

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Sheffield WWOBB Protest Lobby of February Council Meeting

26-01-2006 22:25

WWOBB Lobby Leaflet
We Want Our Buses Back have called a lobby of Sheffield Council's meeting on Wednesday 1st Feb, 12 midday till 2pm at the Town Hall to protest about the state of the bus service in the City.

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Hamas wins Palestinian Elections

26-01-2006 20:08

US and Israeli foreign policy obviously 'winning hearts and minds'

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No2ID Graffiti found in Nottingham!

26-01-2006 19:51

As I wandered about in Nottingham this afternoon, my eye was attacted to the stenciled graffiti near the shops in Bottle Lane of Briddlesmith Gate.
It appears that a pixie, with a political stance on the subject of ID cards, had put this up while no-one was looking.

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Iraqi RoadMap: An Exit Plan

26-01-2006 18:38

The bush administration should adopt this roadmap to assure giving Iraq back to Iraqis:
Sorry >>> Bye-Bye >>> then some War Crimes Tribunals and lots of Compen$ation.

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Issue or Distraction

26-01-2006 16:51

Today’s right-wing political strategists have developed an effective technique to manage or direct the public’s attention. They have adopted Straussian methods of political deception.

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Squat gig at Shearbridge

26-01-2006 16:33

Benefit gig at the shearbridge social centre friday 27/1

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Harmondsworth Detainees punished over protest at suicide

26-01-2006 15:30

Not long after the suicide of Bereket Yohannes at Harmondsworth last Thursday, detainees met amongst themselves to discuss the death. They had a meeting with management to discuss their concerns over the death and in a 'Peaceful protest' issued a public statement below. Since then UK Detention Services and the Home Office have acted quickly to punish those who dared to protest.

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Auto-Cannabilism: Internationalization of Capital

26-01-2006 14:22

Today's internationalization of capital is part of a drastic crisis process.. In the 1970s, several hundred so-called "multis" existed worldwide. Today there are 60,000 multinational businesses with 50 million employees.

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Reed Elsevier & Climate Camp for Action meetings in Oxford

26-01-2006 14:09

There is going to be two meetings next Tuesday, 31st Jan regarding upcoming potential campaigns & actions. Both will take place in the Oxford Action Resource Centre (OARC), Room 1, East Oxford Community Centre.

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Blockade UK Nuke Factory at Aldermaston Monday 30 Jan

26-01-2006 13:34

Lock-on to Bob The Blocker!
Yesterday West Berkshire Council failed to object to AWE Aldermaston's planned new laser - a facility designed to allow AWE to recreate the conditions in a nuclear explosion. This will allow the UK to develop a new generation of nuclear weapons. In response Block the Builders have called a blockade of the WMD factory at Aldermaston on this Monday (30 Jan 2006).

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Latest rampART newsletter - with what's on guide to this week

26-01-2006 12:38

Latest newsletter of the rampART social centre
15 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd)
see map
see for more info about the project and events.
You can subscribe/unsubscribe to this list via

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Social Centres, Where Next? - your experiences and views sought

26-01-2006 12:17

The Social Centres movement has moved forward considerably in the last few years but is still very much an embryonic movement compared to Italy or some parts of Spain.

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Birmingham students launch underground press

26-01-2006 12:09

Free Press
Students at the University of Birmingham have launched an alternative newspaper in response to recent expulsions at Matthew Boulton College and censorship of the existing newspaper.

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26-01-2006 11:51

Deep in a bunker beneath the White House, President-in-waiting Condozleeza Rice, discusses Iran and forthcoming military tactics with George Bush Junior. Then the fateful news comes in...
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